ocrad - optical character recognition program

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename ocrad_0.27-2_amd64.deb
Package name ocrad
Package version 0.27
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/graphics
Homepage http://www.gnu.org/software/ocrad/ocrad.html
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 129.35 KB
Installed size 306.00 KB
GNU Ocrad is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program based on a
feature extraction method. It reads a bitmap image in pgm/pbm format and
produces text in byte (8-bit) or UTF-8 formats.
Ocrad includes a layout analyzer able to separate the columns or blocks
of text normally found on printed pages.
This package includes the command-line tool.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ocrad_0.27-2_i386.deb 0.27 i386 Ubuntu Universe
ocrad - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libstdc++6 >= 5.2


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package ocrad_0.27-2_amd64.deb
Source Package ocrad

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ocrad deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ocrad




2019-02-21 - Gürkan Myczko <gurkan@phys.ethz.ch>
ocrad (0.27-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Thanks Helmut Grohne for the patch to fix FTCBFS. (Closes: #852768)
2019-01-23 - Gürkan Myczko <gurkan@phys.ethz.ch>
ocrad (0.27-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
* New maintainer. (Closes: #809544)
* Bump standards version to 4.2.1.
* Bump debhelper version to 11.
2017-01-17 - Adrian Bunk <bunk@debian.org>
ocrad (0.25-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Standards-Version: 3.9.8 (no changes)
2016-07-12 - Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@debian.org>
ocrad (0.25-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA group upload.
[ Alexander Alemayhu ]
* New upstream release 0.25.
- Improve manual explanation for -o and -x (Closes: #602478).
[ Petter Reinholdtsen ]
* Moved package to collab-maint.
* Package is orphaned, changed maintainer to QA group.
* Switched to debhelper v9.
* Fixed formatting in d/copyright.
2014-10-09 - Alexander Alemayhu <alexander@bitraf.no>
ocrad (0.24-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* debian/copyright:
- According to upstream some of the licenses are from an old version of
GNUAllPermissive. Changed the short name from GNU-Ocrad to
- Add license information for ocradcheck.cc.
* debian/control:
- Bump Standards-Version from 3.9.5 to 3.9.6.
* Upload to unstable.
* Upload sponsored by Petter Reinholdtsen.
2014-09-18 - Alexander Alemayhu <alexander@bitraf.no>
ocrad (0.24~rc1-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream release (Closes: #761987).
* debian/patches/:
- Remove more-news-2.diff patch since upstream now includes more versions
in Changelog.
* debian/README.debian:
- Move debianazation information to README.debian.
* debian/copyright:
- Fix lintian no-dep5-copyright tag.
2014-08-08 - Alexander Alemayhu <alexander@bitraf.no>
ocrad (0.24~pre1-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/tests/:
- Fix DEP-8 test by applying fix from Jakub Wilk (Closes: #757441).
2014-08-07 - Alexander Alemayhu <alexander@bitraf.no>
ocrad (0.24~pre1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Added Vcs-* fields.
* Upload to unstable.
* Upload sponsored by Petter Reinholdtsen.
2014-07-19 - Alexander Alemayhu <alexander@bitraf.no>
ocrad (0.24~pre1-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New maintainer, thanks Jakub for your work!(Closes: #723097)
- debian/control:
Maintainer field set to myself.
* New upstream release.
- debian/patches:
Replaced more-news.diff with more-news-2.diff to get rid of fuzz.
* Upload sponsored by Petter Reinholdtsen.
2014-03-24 - Jakub Wilk <jwilk@debian.org>
ocrad (0.23-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Upload to unstable.
* Install the NEWS file into binary packages.
* Add install-info to Build-Depends, as upstream build system tries to use
* Remove unneeded dh_testdir, dh_installdirs, dh_installinfo and
dh_installman calls from debian/rules.
* Add get-orig-source target to debian/rules.
* Enable signature checking in debian/watch.
* Use xz for .orig.tar and .debian.tar compression.
* Compile with -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64.
* Update DEP-8 tests.

See Also

Package Description
ocrfeeder_0.8.1-4_all.deb Document layout analysis and optical character recognition system
ocrmypdf-doc_8.0.1+dfsg-1ubuntu2_all.deb add an OCR text layer to PDF files - documentation
ocrmypdf_8.0.1+dfsg-1ubuntu2_all.deb add an OCR text layer to PDF files
ocrodjvu_0.10.4-1_all.deb tool to perform OCR on DjVu documents
ocserv_0.12.2-2_amd64.deb OpenConnect VPN server compatible with Cisco AnyConnect VPN
ocsinventory-agent_2.4.2-2_amd64.deb Hardware and software inventory tool (client)
ocsinventory-reports_2.5+dfsg1-1_all.deb Hardware and software inventory tool (Administration Console)
ocsinventory-server_2.5+dfsg1-1_all.deb Hardware and software inventory tool (Communication Server)
octave-arduino_0.3.0-2_all.deb Octave Arduino Toolkit
octave-bart_0.4.04-2_all.deb Octave bindings for BART
octave-bim_1.1.5-6_all.deb PDE solver using a finite element/volume approach in Octave
octave-biosig_1.9.3-2_amd64.deb Octave bindings for BioSig library
octave-bsltl_1.1.1-2_all.deb biospeckle laser tool library for Octave
octave-cgi_0.1.2-2_all.deb Common Gateway Interface for Octave
octave-common_4.4.1-5_all.deb architecture-independent files for octave